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Leota Fay (Faw) Shepherd

July 26, 1939 ~ March 6, 2024 (age 84) 84 Years Old

Leota Shepherd Obituary

Mrs. Leota Fay Faw Shepherd,84, of North Wilkesboro passed away on Wednesday March 6, 2024 at Westwood Hills Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Leota was born on July 26, 1939 in Wilkes County to John David Faw and Hattie Ercella Parsons Faw. 

Her favorite pass time was working in her flower garden, she also enjoyed crafting and cooking.

Leota is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Odett (Odell) Shepherd; sisters Moletha Hayworth and Linda Sandoval.

Leota is survived by her sons, Danny Parsons (Sherry) of North Wilkesboro, Charles Austin (Beth); sisters, Pansy Hayworth, Beulah Hayworth, Francis Roten; brother, Johnny Faw; grandchildren, April McManus (Jeff), Reggie Adkins (Laura), Matthew Austin, Sydney Austin and 6 great grandchildren.  

A visitation will be held Sunday March 10, 2024 at 2 p.m. at Adams Funeral Home of Wilkes Chapel in Moravian Falls: 2109 Moravian Falls Road, Moravian Falls, Nc 28654.  The funeral service will be held Sunday March 10, 2024 at 3 p.m. at Adams Funeral Home of Wilkes Chapel in Moravian Falls.  Burial will follow at White Oak Baptist Church Cemetery. 

Rev. Benny Roten and Rev. Brady Hayworth will be officiating.

Condolences may be sent to:  www.adamsfunerals.com

Adams Funeral Home of Wilkes and cremation has the honor of serving the Shepherd Family.

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Visitation
Sunday
March 10, 2024

2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
Adams Funeral Home of Wilkes Chapel
2109 Moravian Falls Road
Moravian Falls , NC 28654

Funeral Service
Sunday
March 10, 2024

3:00 PM
Adams Funeral Home of Wilkes Chapel
2109 Moravian Falls Road
Moravian Falls , NC 28654

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